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Singapore to require news websites to be licensed

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Singapore’s government says a new policy will require online news websites to be licensed, a move that is being criticized as a form of censorship in a country where media outlets are already strictly controlled.

Posted: May 29th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

SolGen: Cyber law bars multiple prosecutions of authors of libelous articles

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Journalists have no reason to fear Republic Act 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act, government lawyers said Tuesday but justices of the Supreme Court are doubtful.

Posted: January 29th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

TRO a ‘temporary victory’ vs cyberlaw

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Journalists and militants in this city, who joined protests against RA 10175 on Tuesday said the temporary restraining order issued by the Supreme Court was “a tactical victory for the struggle against the Cybercrime Prevention (Act) and in the fight for press freedom.”

Posted: October 9th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

US urges Vietnam to free bloggers

The United States on Tuesday urged Vietnam to free three bloggers facing charges over political articles, voicing alarm over what it said were growing restrictions on the Internet.

Posted: April 18th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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